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Table 1 Study design of the project Women and Alcohol in Göteborg, Sweden, and the study group of the personality and treatment seeking study.

From: A cross-sectional study of personality traits in women previously treated or untreated for alcohol use disorders

Sampling procedure Clinical sample n General population sample n
Phase 1: selected for screening Consecutive patients in public medical service N = 2,852 Birth cohorts; women born 1925, 1935, 1945, 1955, 1965, 1970, 1975, and 1980 N = 7,143
Participation 2,154 (76 %) 5,509 (77 %)
Phase 2: selected for interviewing 412 1,845
Face to face interview 222 1,428
Completed the KSP* and the interview 171 (77% of interviewed) 1,168 (82% of interviewed)
Final study group
Clinical sample + General population sample n = 1,339
  1. * Karolinska Scales of Personality (KSP)